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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 15th, 2021

Dawson

Leon LeDon Bennett, Jr, 92, Dawsonville
Leon LeDon Bennett, Jr, 92, of Cumming, GA passed away at Gracemont Assisted Living, Cumming, GA after an extended illness. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Dawsonville, ...
Maston W. Holtzclaw, 84, Dawsonville
Maston W. Holtzclaw, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Monday, November 15, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Born September 15, 1937 in Forsyth County to the la ...

Gwinnett

Dorothy Lee Thornton Cook, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021.  She is survived by her children, Layman (Diane) Sherman, Jr., Dorothy Jean (James) ...

Habersham

Margie Nell Taylor Thomas, age 82 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021.  Born on February 13, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Marvin and Blondine Leck ...

Hall

Lisa Lanelle Bounds, 52, Gainesville
Mrs. Lisa Lanelle Bounds, age 52, of Gainesville passed away Monday, November 15, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. The family will hold a Private Se ...
Lilnda W. Evans, 74, Flowery Branch
Ms. Linda W. Evans, 74, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away at her home on Monday November 15th 2021. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, November ...
Edward Herbert Scheffler, 91, Hoschton
Edward Herbert Scheffler, Jr. age 91, of Hoschton entered rest Monday November 15, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family. Mr. Scheffler was born February 19, 1930 in Br ...
Dorothy Ann Scoggins, 80, Gainesville
Dorothy Ann Scoggins, age 80, of Gainesville, GA passed away November 15, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Scoggins. She retired from Northside Hospital Forsyt ...
Yuying Shao, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Yuying Shao, 79, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Monday, November 15, 2021 at her residence. The family will have a private memorial service. She was born on November 27 ...

Other

Chester Lee VanDyke, III, passed from death into life and entered the joy of his Lord on November 15, 2021. He is survived by two of his sisters, Elizabeth Talley and Priscilla Hal ...

Stephens

Mrs. Ruth Evelyn Adams Watson, age 80 of Ethel Circle, Toccoa passed away Monday, November 15, 2021 at her residence. A daughter of the late Amos Adams and Ruby Holcomb Adams, s ...

White

Julia Elaine Abernathy, 64, Cleveland
Ms. Julia Elaine (Buck) Abernathy, age 64, of Cleveland, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, November 15, 2021. Mrs. Abernathy was born in Lumpkin County ...
Glen George, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home announces the death of Glen George.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon.
Mattie Mae Jones, 82, Cleveland
Mattie Mae Jones, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away Monday November 15, 2021 following an extended illness.   Mrs. Jones was born in Ringgold, GA on September 3, 1939 to ...
Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95
O. Bruton Smith, who emerged from North Carolina farm country and parlayed his love of motorsports into a Hall of Fame career as one of the biggest track owners...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.